Marshall Brown is professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Washington, where he has taught since 1988. He previously taught at Boston University, Smith College, the University of North Carolina, the University of Virginia, and the University of Colorado. He specializes in European literature of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the theory of literary history, and music and literature.
His books include The Shape of German Romanticism, Preromanticism, Turning Points: Essays in the History of Cultural Expressions, The Gothic Text, and The Tooth That Nibbles at the Soul: Essays on Poetry and Music. He has edited MLQ since 1990 and enjoys the stimulation of reading submissions in all areas of literary history and working with authors in developing their essays.
Timothy Coombs, the assistant editor, is a Ph.D. candidate in Germanics at the University of Washington. Timothy manages the editorial process on the UW side, including this website. He is your contact if you have suggestions, corrections, or questions; please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Editors past and present
|1983—1993||John C. Coldewey|
|1964—1982||William H. Matchett|
|1943—1963||Edward G. Cox|